" "Were they then so many?" "No--only a few. She rose erect on the spot my friend and I had lately quitted, and there was not, in all the long reach of her desire, an inch of her evil that fell short. We cannot expect to make everyone our friend, but we can try to make no one our enemy. Did anyone ever hear such drivel? Lord Almighty! Who ever heard of ivy whining on a wall? Yellow ivy; that was all right.